The Hon. Mirko Cvetkovic

Former Prime Minister of Serbia


Mirko Cvetkovic is Serbian politician and former Prime Minister of Serbia, occupying the post from 2008 to 2012. Mr. Cvetkovic has been Minister of Finance on two separate occasions; from 2007 to 2008 and from 2011 to 2012.

An economist by trade, the Hon. Mr. Cvetkovic graduated with a PhD from the University of Belgrade. In the 1980s he was an external consultant for the World Bank on a number of projects in Pakistan, India and Turkey and worked on the United Nations Development Programme in Somalia.

In 2008, following the national elections, he was named as the Prime Minister of Serbia by President Boris Tadić. His tenure as Prime Minister received much praise; often described positively as a technocratic democrat by news outlets and European politicians due to his economic expertise and the wide-spread support for his policies.

“Intercontinental Cooperation, Global Governance and the Position of Small Countries”

A Lecture by the Hon. Mirko Cvetkovic, Former Prime Minister of Serbia
The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2013
(Berlin; December 17th - 21st, 2013)